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Writers Wanted: Team Guides (FM18)

We are looking for FMers to write guides on teams they are knowledgeable of in FM18
Started on 26 June 2018 by Justice
Latest Reply on 29 June 2018 by Justice
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Hello one and all. It is probably a little late in the FM season to be asking you all for this, especially now that most football fans are glued to their TVs as the FIFA World Cup continues to dazzle and excite us. However, it is also a time where new FM saves are born, and people look for inspiration as to who they would take on in their next conquest.

With that in mind, we here at would very much appreciate if you, the heart of this community, could spare an hour of your time to write up a short guide on a team you have knowledge of in FM18. This may be either a club team or a national team, any kind of team guide is beneficial to our cause. This could be a team you enjoyed a save with, or a team you support.


While we would be very happy for people to produce guides for us, we would ask for certain bits and pieces to be considered. In terms of content, we would appreciate if the following topics would be covered:

  • A Brief History
  • Finances and Starting Budget (Min/Max & possible adjustments)
  • Board Expectations and Media Prediction
  • Best Tactics with default squad
  • Starting XI Positional Analysis
  • Weaknesses and Potential Areas to Strengthen (referencing possible transfer targets)
  • Summary

  • We would also ask for any writing to be in English only, the official used language of this site, that all writing is checked for grammar and spelling, and is neat, organised, logical and presentable. It doesn't take that much effort to make sure you are spelling everything correctly and a poorly-written article would be met with disdain by readers. All articles go through a validation process before making it on to the forum, and the last thing site admins need to do is to spell check everything.

    How to Contribute

    We have several team guides from previous FMs available on the site here. They may be good to check before writing yours, to follow some sort of template or take inspiration for what to include. While many of the guides are written quite similarly, we do like unique writing, as long as the required content is provided.

    I do hope people volunteer to write some guides; it is certainly a way to boost your standing in the FM-community, at the leading fansite of the game. Thank you, and I hope you all enjoy the remainder of the ongoing FIFA World Cup!

    Completed Guides

    Liverpool FC | Jopaaaa | 1,000+ views
    I'll do Liverpool guide !
    I'll try to do a PSV report soon
    Happy to do one for Aston Villa.
    A huge congratulations to Jopaaaa for successfully publishing a Liverpool FC Guide! As of right now, it has over 1,000 views, and looks to be very popular. Let's hope for more guides of a similar ilk to come from the community!

    If anybody feels like writing a team guide, click on the link in the original post of this thread and then click on 'Add a new entry' (in the red box).

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